When using an Amazon SNS notification publisher, PingFederate is the publisher, and the intended recipients are the subscribers. Topics are the destinations to which PingFederate publishes messages. When configuring an Amazon SNS notification publisher instance, you must specify an Amazon SNS topic.

For more information about Amazon SNS and topic management, see the AWS documentation on https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sns/latest/dg/welcome.html.

  1. On the Instance Configuration tab, configure the notification publisher instance as follows.
    Field Description
    SNS Topic ARN The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) topic to which PingFederate publishes messages. Enter an ARN in the following format.


    Max Payload Size The maximum payload size in kilobytes. Enter a value between 1 and 8192.

    Click Show Advanced Fields to reveal this field. The default value is 256.

  2. Click Next to view the Summary tab, and then click Save.

PingFederate categorizes notification messages into various event types. Each event type comes with a set of relevant information to help subscribers craft the final message for the intended audience.